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South African T20 Squad Reaches Grenada For T20 Series Vs WI

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By IANS News
June 24, 2021 • 22:58 PM View: 2249

The South African T20 squad on Thursday arrived safely in the Caribbean. The players completed their mandatory quarantine during the second Test match against the West Indies in St. Lucia and moved safely to Grenada.

"The team underwent COVID-19 PCR testing upon arrival in Grenada and Cricket South Africa (CSA) is pleased to report that the entire travelling party has returned negative results," CSA said in a statement.

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Captain Temba Bavuma is responding well to his middle finger dislocation rehabilitation and is expected to lead the team in the upcoming T20 series, it said.

Assistant coach Enoch Nkwe has returned and will resume his role following family responsibility leave while Mandla Mashimbyi, too, has returned to South Africa along with the rest of the Test squad.

Wiaan Mulder has been retained for the T20 team as a replacement for Dwaine Pretorius, who unfortunately tested positive for COVID-19 in the team's pre-departure testing in South Africa. He is not symptomatic and is doing well and following the stipulated COVID-19 protocols.


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